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TBT4140 - Biochemical Engineering

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Fermentation technology, Material balances, Energy balances, Mixing and Scale up, Mass transfer (Oxygen transfer), Unit operations (Downstream processing) , Homogenous reactions, Bioreactor engineering, Classical and modern development and examples of industrial bioprocesses. Metabolic Engineering with focus on industrial applications, Laboratory exercises with laboratory scale bioreactor.

Learning outcome

The student
- has knowledge of unit operations together with the fundamental principles for basic methods in production techniques for biologically based products;
- has skills to calculate yield, production rates, oxygen and oxygen transfer in a biological production process;
- has skills to design and perform a lab scale bioreactor experiment, including calculate and interpret the measured data;
- has knowledge about traditional and up-to-date methods for optimizing of biologically based production processes;
- has knowledge about industrial bioprocesses, in particular microbial;
- has general competence on contemporary and future fields within industrial biotechnology, incl. bio-refinery, sustainable bioprocessing.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures (56 hours), mandatory laboratory work (Intensive lab work 24 hours incl report writing). Self study (130 hours) The course will be given in English if international master students are taking the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Text book will be specified at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIK4040 7.5
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2020-06-01

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 4

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biotechnology and Food Science

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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